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Inside the Climate Change-Human Health conference

The Climate Change-Human Health Conference held on 16th February 2017 highlighted some critical points for climate change and health

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Health fund HCF divests from fossil fuels

HCF is the first Australian private health fund to divest from fossil fuels, pulling around $20m out of the fossil fuel industry in Australia and overseas.

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Experts are right to speak out about climate change

February 6th marks the eighth anniversary of the Black Saturday bush fires in Victoria, and a time to reflect on how doctors, nurses and psychologists can prepare for the future.

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Tony McMichael's last book and lasting legacy

Tony McMichael inspired generations of researchers across disciplines to think holistically about global ecological and environmental changes and its impacts upon public health.

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Stay safe this summer

As temperatures climb and we head outdoors with friends and family, an excellent resource from Australian Geographic helps to identify the signs of heatstroke and exhaustion.

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Heatwaves & medication - a dangerous concoction

People on medications such as antipsychotics, antihypertensives, and some over-the-counter products reduce their ability to stay cool, regulate body temperature or perceive thirst.

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2016 worlds hottest year

Three international agencies have confirmed it, 2016 was the worlds hottest year on record. That's now three years in a row, with records set in 2014, 2015 and now 2016.

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Meet with your MP!

In 2017, we're encouraging hundreds of health and medical professionals to meet with their MP or Senator.

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Can we blame climate change for thunderstorm asthma?

Janie Maxwell writes on the recent thunderstorm event that claimed eight lives in Melbourne.

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No time for Trump despair on climate change

CAHA's Vice President Peter Sainsbury (pictured) features on Croakey, writing on the implications of inaction on climate change.

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